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Northwest Africa 6771
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6771
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6771
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 2.03 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5956 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Ouargla
Origin or pseudonym:Chaanba - Tademaït, east of Chebaba ruin
Date:2003
Latitude:29°15'N
Longitude:3°30'E
Mass (g):2032.0
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.8±0.2 (N=50)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.4±0.4 (N=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1±1.1 (N=20)
Magnetic suscept.:4.73
Classifier:W. De Vos
Type spec mass (g):2032
Type spec location:RBINS
Main mass:RBINS
Comments:Large semispherical oriented meteorite, fusion crust without flow structures.; submitted by Walter De Vos
Institutions
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RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 15'N, 3° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Ouargla, Algeria
     This is 1 of 1015 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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